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Antranik Mangardich, MD Joins Altru’s Pulmonary Critical Care Team

Posted OnJuly 01, 2019

Grand Forks, N.D. – Antranik "Anto" Mangardich, MD joins the pulmonary critical care team at Altru Health System. He is board-certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease and is board-eligible for critical care medicine. He specializes in asthma, COPD, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary nodules, pleural effusions, flexible bronchoscopy with BAL, endobronchial ultrasound, transbronchial biopsy, and thoracentesis.

"My approach is to form a partnership with my patients as they strive for better health," Dr. Mangardich explains. "I aim to empower my patients by helping them acquire the knowledge to be fully informed and play an active role in the healing process."

Dr. Mangardich earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. He went on to complete his pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Outside of work, Dr. Mangardich enjoys personal fitness, diet, and nutrition, watching NBA basketball, and reading.

About Altru Health System

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multi-specialty group practice with a 277-bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45-bed specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 4,000 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation, and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit